Lee Feigon

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Lee Feigon
Born Lee Feigon
Nationality American
Alma mater University of California, Berkeley,
University of Chicago,
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Occupation Historian, Sinologist
Known for Mao: A Reinterpretation

Lee Feigon is an American historian who specialized in the study of 20th-century Chinese history.

In 2002 he published Mao: A Reinterpretation, a work of historical revisionism that sought to highlight what Feigon saw as the positive aspects of Mao Zedong's political leadership. He subsequently used that book as a basis for a documentary, The Passion of the Mao.

He has written for such U.S. publications as The Wall Street Journal, Barron's, The Nation, The Chicago Tribune, The Atlantic, and The Boston Globe.



Title Year Publisher ISBN
China Rising: The Meaning of Tiananmen 1990 Ivan R. Dee 978-0929587301
Chen Duxiu: Founder of the Chinese Communist Party 1992 Princeton University Press 978-0691053936
Demystifying Tibet: Unlocking the Secrets of the Land of the Snows 1995 Ivan R. Dee 978-1566630894
Mao: A Reinterpretation 2002 Ivan R. Dee 978-1566635226

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